First name origin & meaning:
First name variations: Halle, Halam, Hallem
Last name origins & meanings:
- Finnish: topographic name from halla ‘frost’, by
extension ‘fallow field’. This name is found mainly in northern
Finland (Ostrobothnia and Kainuu). It is also found as an ornamental
name, adopted by Finns with Swedish names during the name conversion
movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
- Finnish: from an
old personal name of Germanic origin.
- Variant of German
Halle (see Hall), found in France, Austria, Bohemia, and
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